Weekly roundup 7th June 2019

By Data Tricks, 10 June 2019

AI five times worse for the planet than a car

New Scientist points to new evidence that training artificial intelligence can be a hugely energy intensive process, with a potential carbon footprint five times larger than a car over its lifetime. Read more here.

40% of AI start-ups in Europe have almost nothing to do with AI

CNBC Markets reports that 40% of purported AI start-ups do not have AI as an important part of their product offering. The surprising finding seems to originate from start-ups who claim to be AI driven attracting more investment. Read more here.

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